Dezaunay, Emile Alfred

France, (1854-1940)

  • Emile Alfred Dezaunay - Jeunes Bretonnes et leurs cochons en laisse près de la rivière
  • Jeunes Bretonnes et leurs cochons en laisse près de la rivière

  • [Young Breton and their pigs on a leash near the river]
  • (ndg.), etching with color aquatint
  • 10.7 x 8.4 in. (27.2 x 21.3 cm.)
  • Private collection

About the Artist:

Emile Alfred Dezaunay (1854-1938/1940), was a French painter who also worked in print-making, drawing and watercolors. In much of his work, he adopted a very distinctive technique with swirling brushstrokes and flickering colors

Dezaunay was a painter of portraits, seascapes and landscapes in his local Brittany. He also frequently painted the port and quaysides of his hometown of Nantes. He regularly exhibited at the the area’s exhibitions of Impressionists and Symbolists in the company of Anquetin, Bernard, Moret, Pissaroand Serusier. [DES-01/16]

A random image of a pig, hog, boar or swine from the collection at Porkopolis.